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Complications of acute myocardial infarction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8309857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acute myocardial infarction is difficult enough to manage without the complications that commonly occur in the first days and weeks that follow. This article covers the most frequent complications, outlining when they are likely to occur, what the symptoms are, how they are best treated, and what sort of prognosis can be expected. In this way, the author provides a "map" of the days after infarction, showing the pitfalls and sand traps of clinical management.
P N Subramaniam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medicine     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0032-5481     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med     Publication Date:  1994 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-15     Completed Date:  1994-03-15     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401147     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Medicine, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans.
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MeSH Terms
Arrhythmias, Cardiac / etiology
Heart Aneurysm / diagnosis
Heart Rupture, Post-Infarction / diagnosis
Myocardial Infarction / complications*

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